Here Are All The Finalists For D CEO’s 2015 Excellence In Healthcare Awards

This year marks the second time that D CEO magazine has attempted to package up some of the most momentous developments in healthcare that have happened in North Texas in the past 12 months. From deals and mergers to wellness plans, from executives to volunteers, from research to real estate, D CEO’s Excellence in Healthcare hopes to paint a vivid picture of some of the highlights over the year. Full Story

Voting For D Magazine’s Excellence In Nursing Has Begun

It’s time, once again, to recognize a nurse who has made our community a better place to live. Whether he or she helped deliver your baby, eased the sting of an immunization, or battled a terminal illness, no act is too big or too small to be in the running. Anyone can vote, from patients to colleagues to other healthcare professionals, as long as you’re not related to whomever you nominate Full Story

Fort Worth Hospital Earns Highest Recognition From American Association Of Critical Care Nurses

The Hospital District facility was awarded a Gold Beacon Award for showing improved patient outcomes and satisfaction. “For nurses, a beacon award signals a positive and supportive work environment with greater collaboration between colleagues and leaders, higher morale, and lower turnover,” says spokeswoman Megan Brooks. Full Story

HCA North Texas Names First Ever Chief Nursing Officer

Carol Gregory began the job at the beginning of this month. She will be charged with deploying best practices to enhance nurse and physician collaboration. Gregory is being promoted from her post as senior vice president and chief nursing officer at Medical City Dallas Hospital. She is praised for overhauling nursing practices and improving performance measures there, focusing especially on patient safety and infection prevention. Full Story